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Microsoft Word - CV_current.docMathias Risse Curriculum Vitae
John F. Kennedy School of Government Harvard University 79 JFK St / Rubenstein 209 Cambridge, MA 02138 USA
Office: (617) 495 9811 Fax: (617) 495 4297 [email protected]
https://www.hks.harvard.edu/about/faculty-staff-directory/mathias-risse Citizenship: German and American Employment
Since 2018: Lucius N. Littauer Professor of Philosophy and Public Administration; Director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy; Affiliated Faculty in the Department of Philosophy
2000-2005: Assistant Professor, 2005 – 2010: Associate Professor, 2010-2018 Professor of Philosophy and Public Policy, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
2000 - 2002: Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Yale University
Areas of Teaching and Research
Areas of Specialization: Social and Political Philosophy, Ethics (Systematic, Applied)
Areas of Competence: 19th Century German Philosophy, especially Nietzsche; Decision Theory (Individual and Group), Philosophy of Science (General); Logic
Education
1995- 2000: Princeton University, Department of Philosophy Ph.D., Summer 2000; M.A., 1997
1990-1995: University of Bielefeld (Germany), Departments of Philosophy and Mathematics and Institute for Mathematical Economics
M.S. (Diplom), 1996, Mathematics, supervisor Robert Aumann, Hebrew University;
exam areas probability/measure theory, game theory, logic, algebraic topology; grade sehr gut (very good)
B.S. (Vordiplom), 1992, Mathematics and Mathematical Economics, grade sehr gut
B.A. (Zwischenprüfung), 1991, Philosophy (no grade given)
1994-1995: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Department of Mathematics and Institute for Advanced Study; Visiting Student
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1993-1994 University of Pittsburgh, Department of Philosophy and Department of History and Philosophy of Science; Visiting Student
Honors
May 2018: Distinguished Fudan Scholar, Fudan University, Shanghai January 2016, 2017, 2019: Visiting Professor, NYU at Abu Dhabi 2015- : Member of Academic Board, Berggruen Institute for Philosophy + Culture Fall 2013: Visiting Professor and National University of Singapore Society (NUSS) Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore 2012-2015: Gastwissenschaftler (Visiting Scholar), Leuphana University, Lüneburg, Germany July 2010: Honorary MA degree, Harvard University Spring 2008: Weatherhead Center for International Affairs Distinguished Research Faculty Associate, Harvard University 2006-2007: Laurence S. Rockefeller Visiting Fellow in the University Center for Human Values, Princeton University, and Fellow in the Program for Ethics and Public Affairs
2003 – 2004: Faculty Fellow in Ethics, University Center for Ethics and the Professions, Harvard University
2000 Offer for the Publication of Dissertation in Routledge Distinguished Dissertation Series, edited by Robert Nozick (Declined)
1999-2000 Mrs. Giles Whiting Honorific Fellowship in the Humanities (competitive dissertation
research award for humanities students at Princeton; seven fellowships awarded annually)
1998-99 Center for Human Values Mellon Graduate Prize Fellowship (competitive dissertation research award open to students working in value areas in all departments; eleven fellowships awarded annually)
1998 Association of Princeton Graduate Alumni Excellence in Teaching Award (four annual
awards made university-wide) 1992 - 97 Fellow of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes (German Scholarship Foundation;
national foundation intended to support the top .5 percent of the German student population)
1995-1998 Graduate Fellowship, Princeton University
1992 Fellowship from the Friedrich-Naumann Foundation, Germany (declined in favor of the Studienstiftung fellowship)
Publications Books
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On Trade Justice: A Philosophical Plea for a New Global Deal, forthcoming with Oxford University Press (with Gabriel Wollner), 2019 On Justice: History, Philosophy, Foundations, forthcoming with Cambridge University Press, 2020
On Global Justice, Princeton University Press, 2012 Global Political Philosophy, Palgrave MacMillan, 2012 Current Discussion Papers “Human Rights as Membership Rights in the World Society”
“The Globalized Myth of Ownership and Its Implications for Tax Competition” (jointly with Marco Meyer) “Thinking about the World: Philosophy and Sociology” (jointly with John Meyer) Articles (all refereed, unless marked by *) Forthcoming
“Tax Competition and Global Interdependence,” to appear in Journal of Political Philosophy (with Marco Meyer)
2019
“What is ‘Global’ about Global Justice?” Fudan Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences 12 (2), 193-210 “On the Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Human Rights Over the Next 20-30 Years,” Ethics and International Affairs 33 (2), 141-158 (with Steven Livingston) “Human Rights and Artificial Intelligence: An Urgently Needed Agenda,” Human Rights Quarterly 41, 1-16
2018
“Why We Should Talk about German ‘Orientierungskultur’ rather than ‘Leitkultur,’” Analyse & Kritik 40 (2), 381-404
“Human Rights as Membership Rights in World Society,” in Silja Voeneky and Gerald Neuman (eds.), Human Rights, Democracy, and Legitimacy in a World of Disorder, Cambridge University Press, 25-50
“Direitos Humanos e Inteligência Artificial: Uma Agenda Urgentemente Necessária,” Revista
Publicum, Rio de Janeiro, V 4.1, 1-16 (translated by Carina de Castro Qurino)
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“Thinking about the World: Philosophy and Sociology;” jointly with John W. Meyer, in Subramanian Rangan (ed.), Capitalism Beyond Mutuality? Perspectives Integrating Philosophy and Social Science, Oxford University Press, 25-57
2017
“Multilateralism and Megaregionalism from the Grounds-of-Justice Standpoint,” Global Justice: Theory Practice Rhetoric 10 (1)
“Gerechtigkeit, Global Gedacht,“ in Joachim Helfer, Marco Meyer, Klaus Wettig (eds.), Wenn ich mir etwas wünschen dürfte: Intellektuelle zur Bundestagswahl 2017, Steidl Verlag, 199-211 “In Defense of Hierarchy,” AEON, March 22, 2017, co-authored with Julian Baggini (lead author), Daniel Bell, Anthony Appiah, Nicolas Berggruen, Stephen Angle, Mark Bevir, Joseph Chan, Carlos Fraenkel, Stephen Macedo, Michael Puett, Jiang Quian, Carlin Romano, Justin Tiwald, Robin Wang “Approaching Human Rights Law Philosophically: Reflections on Allen Buchanan, The Heart of Human Rights,” in a symposium on The Heart of Human Rights, Law & Philosophy 36 (2), 169- 190
“Responsibility and Global Justice,” Ratio Juris 30 (1), 41–58
2016
“On the Significance of Membership in Approaches to Global Justice: Putting Carens in Context,” symposium on Joseph Carens, The Ethics of Immigration, Journal of Applied Philosophy 33 (4), 443-449
“Humanity’s Collective Ownership of the Earth and Immigration,” Journal of Practical Ethics 4 (2), 87-122
“Jedem das Seine – auch in der Flüchtlingspolitik.” Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Section on “Recht und Staat,” p 6, Sept 29, 2016 “On Where We Differ: Sites vs. Grounds of Justice, and Some Other Reflections on Michael Blake’s Justice and Foreign Policy,” Law and Philosophy 35(3), 251-270
“What Difference Can it Make: Why Write Books on Global Justice in the First Place?,” Journal of International Political Theory 12 (2): 96-117, special issue on “Should Global Political Theory Get Real?” (ed. by Jonathan Floyd) *Review of Peter Dietsch, Chasing Capital: The Ethics of Tax Competition, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2016.03.19 (with Marco Meyer) *Review of Andrew Fiala (ed.), Bloomsbury Companion to Political Philosophy, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2016.01.23
2015
“From Theory to Practice I: Making Judgments of Exploitation,” jointly with Gabriel Wollner. San Diego Law Review 52 (5): 1035-1067
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“Climate Change, Justice and Humanity’s Collective Ownership of the Earth: Intergenerational Perspectives,” in Performance and Progress: Essays on Capitalism, Business and Society (ed. by Subramanian Rangan, Oxford University Press) “Taking up Space on Earth: Theorizing Territorial Rights, the Justification of States and Immigration from a Global Standpoint,” Global Constitutionalism 4 (1), 81-113
2014
“Three Images of Trade: On the Place of Trade in a Theory of Global Justice” (with Gabriel Wollner), Moral Philosophy and Politics 1 (2), 201-227 “Reply to Arneson, De Bres and Stilz,” in a symposium on On Global Justice in Ethics and International Affairs 28 (4), 511-522
“The Human Right to Water and Common Ownership of the Earth,” Journal of Political Philosophy 22 (2), 178-203
Reprinted in Political Theory Without Borders, edited by Robert E. Goodin and James S. Fishkin, Wiley, 2016
* Review of Lea Ypi, Global Justice and Avant-Garde Political Agency, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2014.01.30 * Review of Cindy Holder and David Reidy (eds.), Human Rights: The Hard Questions, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2014.01.27
2013 “Reply to Abizadeh, Chung, and Farrelly,” Les Ateliers de l’Éthique/The Ethics Forum 8 (2): 62- 73 *“A Critical Notice of Aaron James, Fairness in Practice: A Social Contract for a Global Justice,” Canadian Journal of Philosophy 43 (3), 382-401 (with Gabriel Wollner) *“A Précis of On Global Justice, with Emphasis on Implications for International Institutions,” Boston College Law Review 53:3: 1037-1061
* Review of Cara Nine, Global Justice and Territory, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2013.05.17 2012
* Review of Seyla Benhabib, Dignity in Adversity: Human Rights in Troubled Times, Ethics ,July 2012, Vol. 122, No. 4: 790-797
“Global Justice,” in David Estlund (ed.), Oxford Handbook of Political Philosophy
“Is there a Human Right to Essential Pharmaceuticals? The Global Common, the Intellectual Common, and the Possibility of Private Intellectual Property,” in Global Justice and Bioethics, edited by Ezekiel Emanuel and Joseph Millum (Oxford University Press), 43-77
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“Justice, Accountability, and the WTO,” in Douglas Hicks and Thad Williamson (eds.), Global Justice and Leadership, Palgrave Macmillan
2011
“Securing Human Rights Intellectually: Philosophical Inquiries about the Universal Declaration,” in J. Shephard, S. Kosslyn and E. Hammonds, The Harvard Sampler: Liberal Education for the 21st Century (pp 212-242)
* Review of Iris Marion Young, Responsibility for Justice, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2011.02.29
2010
* Review of Raymond Geuss, Politics and the Imagination, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2010.04.10
2009
“On the Philosophy of Group Decision Making I: The Non-Obviousness of Majority Rule,” Philosophical Compass 4 (5): pp 793-802 “On the Philosophy of Group Decision Making II: Alternatives to Majority Rule,” in Philosophical Compass 4 (5): pp 803-812 “The Right to Relocation: Disappearing Island Nations and Common Ownership of the Earth,” Ethics and International Affairs 23 (3), pp 281-300 “Immigration, Ethics, and the Capabilities Approach,” United Nations Development Programme on-line Human Development Research Paper Series (based on the background report on ethical issues re. immigration, for the 2009 UNDP report on migration) (http://hdr.undp.org/en/reports/global/hdr2009/papers/) (released August 2009) “Immigration: Ethical Issues.” A Study Commissioned by the United Nations Development Programme in Connection with the 2009 Human Development Report on Overcoming Barriers: Mobility and Human Development (to be released in October 2009); not otherwise published background report “The Eternal Recurrence: A Freudian Look at What Nietzsche Took to be His Greatest Insight,” in Ken Gemes and Simon May (eds.), Nietzsche on Freedom and Autonomy, Oxford University Press, pp 223-247 “Common Ownership of the Earth as a Non-Parochial Standpoint: A Contingent Derivation of Human Rights,” European Journal of Philosophy 17 (2): pp 277-304
“Immigration and Original Ownership of the Earth” (co-authored with Michael Blake), Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics, and Public Policy Vol. 23 (1) (special issue on immigration): pp 133-167
“A Right to Work? A Right to Leisure? Labor Rights as Human Rights,” Journal of Law and Ethics of Human Rights 3 (1): pp 1-41
2008
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* “On the Morality of Immigration: A Response to Two Critics,” part of “An Exchange: The Morality of Immigration.” in Ethics and International Affairs 22 (3): pp 241-259 “Two Models of Equality and Responsibility” (co-authored with Michael Blake), Canadian Journal of Philosophy 38 (2): pp 165-201 * “On the Morality of Immigration,” Ethics and International Affairs 22 (1): pp 25-33 “Preference Aggregation after Harsanyi” (co-authored with Matthias Hild and Richard C. Jeffrey), in M. Salles and J. Weymark (eds.), Justice, Political Liberalism, and Utilitarianism: Themes from Harsanyi and Rawls, Cambridge University Press (pp 198-221) “Fairness in Trade II: Export Subsidies and the Fair Trade Movement” (co-authored with Malgorzata Kurjanska), Politics, Philosophy, and Economics 7 (1): pp 29-56
2007
“Migration, Territoriality, and Culture” (co-authored with Michael Blake), in New Waves in Applied Ethics, ed. Jesper Ryberg, Thomas Petersen, and Clark Wolf, Ashgate Publishers: pp 153-182 “Fairness in Trade I: Obligations from Trading and the Pauper Labor Argument,” Politics, Philosophy, and Economics 6 (3): pp 355-377
Reprinted in Christian Barry and Holly Lawford-Smith (eds.), Global Justice (Ashgate, 2012)
“Racial Profiling: A Response to Two Critics,” Criminal Justice Ethics 26 (1) (APA Symposium on Racial Profiling): pp 4-20 “Nietzsche on Selfishness, Justice, and the Duties of the bermensch,” in Paul Bloomfield (ed.), Morality and Self-Interest, Oxford University Press: pp 31-51 “Nietzschean ‘Animal Psychology’ versus Kantian Ethics,” in Nietzsche and Morality, edited by Brian Leiter, Oxford: Oxford University Press: pp 57-83
* Review of Gillian Brock and Harry Brighouse (eds.), The Political Philosophy of Cosmopolitanism, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2007-01-18
* Review of Ethan B. Kapstein, Economic Justice in an Unfair World: Towards a Level Playing Field, World Trade Review 6 (1): pp 123-133
2006
* “In Defense of Nietzsche’s Distinctness: Reflections on Gregory Moore’s Nietzsche, Biology, and Metaphor, and Kevin Hill’s Nietzsche’s Critiques: The Kantian Foundations of his Thought,” European Journal of Philosophy Vol. 14, pp 438-448
* Review of Terry Nardin and Melissa Williams (eds.), NOMOS XVII: Humanitarian Intervention, in: Ethics and International Affairs 20(3): pp 385-388
“What to Say about the State,” Social Theory and Practice, Vol, 32 (4): pp 671-698
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2005
"Why the Count de Borda Cannot Beat the Marquis de Condorcet," Social Choice and Welfare 25 (1): pp 95-113
“Should Citizens of a Welfare State be Transformed into ‘Queens’? Critical Notice of Julian Le Grand, Motivation, Agency, and Public Policy: Of Knights and Knaves, Pawns and Queens, Oxford: Oxford University Press,” Economics and Philosophy 21 (2), pp 279-289 * “Warum Kantianer Nietzsches Moralkritik Sehr Ernst Nehmen Sollten”, in Kant und Nietzsche im Widerstreit, edited by Beatrix Himmelmann, Berlin: de Gruyter
“How Does the Global Order Harm the Poor?” Philosophy and Public Affairs, Vol. 33, No. 4, pp 349-376
“On God and Guilt: A Reply to Ridley,” Journal of Nietzsche Studies (29), pp 49-53
“What We Owe to the Global Poor,” The Journal of Ethics, Vol. 9, No. 1-2, pp 81-117 Reprinted in: Current Debates in Global Justice, ed. by G. Brock and D. Moellendorff (New York: Springer, 2005)
“Do We Owe the Poor Assistance or Rectification?” Ethics and International Affairs, Vol. 19, No. 1, pp 9-18
Partly Reprinted in: Bonnie Steinbock, Alex London, and John Arras, Ethical Issues In Modern Medicine (McGraw Hill; 7th edition, forthcoming) Reprinted in: Joel Rosenthal and Christian Barry (eds.), Ethics and International Affairs: A Reader (Georgetown (2009))
* “Richard C. Jeffrey,” Entry in Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers, Thoemmes Press
2004
"Racial Profiling" (co-authored with Richard Zeckhauser), Philosophy and Public Affairs, Vol. 32, No. 2, pp 131-170
"Arguing for Majority Rule", The Journal of Political Philosophy, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp 41-64
Appeared in French translation, "Justifier la règle de majorité," Raisons politiques 2014/1 N° 53
* Review of Ian Carter, A Measure of Freedom, Ethics 114 (No. 2), pp 340-343
2003
* Review of Joachim Koehler, Zarathustra’s Secret, for Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews (appeared under number 2003.01.13 in January 2003)
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"Bayesianism – Quo Vadis? Critical Notice: David Corfield and Jon Williamson (eds.), Foundations of Bayesianism", in Philosophy of Science, Vol. 70, No. 1, pp 225-232
"Nietzsche’s ‘Joyous and Trusting Fatalism’", International Studies in Philosophy XXXV/3, pp pp 147-163
"Bayesian Group Agents and Two Modes of Aggregation", Synthese, Vol. 135, No. 3, pp 347-377 “Origins of Ressentiment and Sources of Normativity,” Nietzsche Studien 32, pp 142-170
“Flipping and Ex Post Aggregation” (co-authored with Matthias Hild and Richard C. Jeffrey), in Social Choice and Welfare 20, pp 267-75
2002 "Harsanyi’s ‘Utilitarian Theorem’ and Utilitarianism", in Nous, Vol. 36 (4), pp 550-577 "What Equality of Opportunity Could Not Be", in Ethics, Vol. 112, pp 720-747 2001
"Instability of Ex Post Aggregation in the Bolker-Jeffrey Framework and Related Instability Phenomena", in Erkenntnis, Vol. 55, pp 239-269
"Arrow's Theorem, Indeterminacy, and Multiplicity Reconsidered", in Ethics, Vol. 111, pp 706- 734
"The Second Treatise in On the Genealogy of Morality: Nietzsche on the Origin of the Bad Conscience", in The European Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 9, pp 55-81
"What to Make of the Liberal Paradox?", in Theory and Decision, Vol. 50, pp 169-196
"The Virtuous Group -- Foundations for the Argument from the Wisdom of the Multitude", in The Canadian Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 31, pp 35-85
2000
“The Morally Decent Person,” in The Southern Journal of Philosophy, Vol. XXXVIII, pp 263-279 “What is Rational about Nash Equilibria?", in Synthese, Vol. 124, No. 3, pp 361-384 1999
"Aumann's ‘No Agreement’ Theorem Generalized" (co-authored with Matthias Hild and Richard C. Jeffrey), in C. Bicchieri, R. C. Jeffrey, and B. Skyrms (ed.), The Logic of Strategy, Oxford University Press
1998
"Agreeing to Disagree: Harsanyi and Aumann" (co-authored with Matthias Hild and Richard C. Jeffrey), in W. Leinfellner and E. Koehler (eds.), Game Theory, Experience, Rationality, 109- 115, Kluwer
1995
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* "A Syntactic Model of Forgetting -- a Partially Solved Problem", appeared as No. 71 in the
Center for Rationality Discussion Paper Series, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Conferences Organized
2018 two-day conference on Human Rights, Ethics, and Artificial Intelligence, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy (jointly with Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics and Berkmen Klein Center for Internet and Society) (budget $30,000) 2017 two-day conference on The Future of Democracy, at Seoul National University, jointly with Jiewuh Song (budget of $26,000) 2017 two-day workshop on trade justice, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy (budget of $10,000) 2016 two-day Conference on Democracy and China, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore (budget of $71,000) 2016 two-day Conference on Justice, School of Philosophy at Fudan University, Shanghai, and New York University Shanghai, jointly with Tongdong Bai and Rahul Sagar (budget of $30,000) 2015 one-day workshop on the work of Ci Jiwei, Safra Center for Ethics (budget of $5,000); part of a two-week set of events jointly organized with T. M. Scanlon 2015 two-day workshop on “Human Rights Studies Today,” Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, jointly with Samuel Moyn and Kathryn Sikkink (budget of $18,000) 2015 two-day Conference on Human Rights, International Relations and Global Governance, School of Philosophy at Fudan University, Shanghai, jointly with Tongdong Bai (budget of $40,000) 2015 one-day conference on Michael Blake’s book Justice and Foreign Policy (jointly organized with Eric Beerbohm) 2014 two-day conference on “Human Right, International Relations and Global Governance,” at the Lee Kuan School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore (budget of SG$50,000) 2012 One-day conference on Frances Kamm’s book Ethics for Adversaries (jointly organized with Eric Beerbohm) 2008 Two-day workshop on my book project, The Grounds of Justice (budget of $9,000)
2008 Interdisciplinary Conference on “Human Rights and the New Global Order;” 12 talks with commentators (budget of about $60,000)
2006 “Nietzsche and Morality,” one-and-a-half day conference at the University Center for Human Values at Princeton (budget of $2,500)
2006 Interdisciplinary Conference on “Equality and the New Global Order,” at the Kennedy School of Government, co-sponsored by the Center for Ethics and the Justice/Welfare/Economics Initiative at Harvard, with additional financial support from various other Harvard sources; 12 talks with commentators (budget of $50,000)
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2004 Workshop on “Nietzsche and Naturalism”, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard; 12 talks; sponsored by the Radcliffe Institute (budget of $12,000)
2004 Interdisciplinary conference on “The Theory and Practice of Equality,” at the Kennedy School of Government. 12 talks with commentators; in collaboration with Jonathan Wolff, University College London (with a conference budget of about $38,000, sponsored by various Harvard and MIT sources)
Presentations, Conferences, Round-Tables 2020 Events in Cologne, Jan 30-Feb 1 2019
Max-Planck Institute, Nov 8 Talk at University of Birmingham, Oct 24 Talk at MIT, Sep 27 “AI and Heideggerian Technoskepticism: the Long (Worrisome?) View,” Workshop on AI and experience, Northeastern University, May 7 Panel on “The Idea of the State as a Failed Universal: Implications of State failure for Normative Political Thinking;” Catholic University of Central Africa, Yaoundé, Cameroon, March 21
“Half a Century After Malcolm X Came to Africa: Some Reflections on Africa’s Role in Recent Global-Justice Debates,” Catholic University of Central Africa, Yaoundé, Cameroon, March 19
2018
“Discrimination, Cognitive Biases and Human Rights,” Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, Nov. 16 Panel on Human Rights and Artificial Intelligence, Amnesty International 2018 Northeast Regional Conference in Boston, Boston University
“Why We Should Talk about German ‘Orientierungskultur’ rather than ‘Leitkultur,’” Ringvorlesung, Reason, Reflection & Responsibility: Thinkers in Philosophy & Public Policy, University of Hamburg, June 13
“The Globalized Myth of Ownership and Its Implications for Tax Competition,” Political Theory Workshop, University of Hamburg, June 12
“What is ‘Global’ About Global Justice?” Conference on Global Justice, Fudan University, Institute for Advanced Study in the Social Sciences and Shanghai Forum, May 26/27
“Ethics and Adaptive Leadership: Contemporary and Future Problems,” 1st Asia Leadership Forum, Kuala Lumpur, May 18-19
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“Ethics and Adaptive Leadership: Contemporary and Future Problems,” 9th Asian Leadership Conference, Seoul, May 16-17 Conference on Trade (including sessions on Risse/Wollner book ms), Humboldt University Berlin, January 18/19
“On Movement and Membership, and On Being German in the World Society,” January 10, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin (WZB)
2017
“Thinking about Democracy, Thinking about the Globe: Confronting Carl Schmitt’s Friend- Enemy Distinction (in an Era when it Looks Increasingly Plausible),” Conference on The Future of Democracy, Seoul National University, Dec. 11/12
“Human Rights: What They Are, Why You Should Support Them, and Why They Are Not Enough,” Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, at SSK Human Rights Forum
“Mega-Regionalism and Global Justice,” Conference on Justice and Markets, University of Ottawa, Oct 13 Book ms workshop on Risse and Wollner, On Trade Justice, University of Ottawa “On Movement and Membership, and On Being German in the World Society,” Colloquium on Moral and Political Philosophy (Run by Joseph Raz), Columbia University, Sept 19
“On Movement and Membership, and On Being German in the World Society,” Immigration Workshop, Berlin, August 24/25
“Human Rights as Membership Rights in the Global Order, and What This Means for Questions of Migration,” Freiburg, Philosophy of Law Workshop, June 22
“Humanity’s Collective Ownership of the Earth and Immigration,” Université de Montréal, Workshop on territory, April 21/22
Book Workshop on Risse and Wollner, On Trade Justice, at Harvard University, April 6/7
“Apologia for Justice,” Kline workshop, University of Missouri, Columbia March 31/April 1
“Why Bother? Domestic Inequality and Global Inequality,” Ohio State University, Center for Ethics and Human Values, March 30
“‘Un Pouvoir Ordinaire:’ Shared Membership in a State as a Ground of Justice.” Department of Philosophy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Conference on Coercion, March 25/26
“Apologia for Justice,” University of Chicago, Practical Philosophy Colloquium, February 17
“Human Rights as Membership Rights in the Global Order,” Human Rights Program, University of Chicago, February 16 “Human Rights as Membership Rights in the Global Order,” Harvard Human Rights Colloquium, February 3
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2016
Conference on “China and Democracy,” National University of Singapore, December – conference organizer and commentator on a paper by John Dunn, December 12/13 “What is Justice?,” Conference on Justice at Fudan, July 2/3 “On the Origins of Justice in Plato and Aristotle, and Why Justice Was Less Prominent Among Ancient Chinese Philosophers,” Fudan University, June 29 “What is Justice?,” Conference on Human Rights and Human Nature, Università Roma Tre, Department of Philosophy, June 24 “Realizing Justice in Trade: Multilateralism and Mega-Regionalism;” workshop on TTIP, European University Institute, June 22 “A Human Right to Essential Pharmaceuticals,” Keynote, 13th World Congress of Bioethics, Edinburgh, June 16 “Realizing Justice in Trade: Multilateralism and Mega-Regionalism;” workshop at Humboldt University Berlin, June 7 “Human Rights as Membership Rights in the Global Order,” Conference on Human Rights, Democracy and Legitimacy, Harvard Law School, May 3-4 “Passing Judgments of Exploitation,” Conference on exploitation, Department of Philosophy, University of San Diego, April 22/23 “Geisterkrieg: Nietzsche’s Two Conceptions of Justice.” Berggruen Institute of Philosophy & Culture, Workshop on “Just Hierarchy,” March 11-12, Stanford University “Human Rights and the European Identity,” and “Why Taking in Refugees is an Obligation of Justice,” Europe in Turmoil Conference, Tufts University, February 19/20 “From Theory to Practice: Passing Judgments of Exploitation.” NYU Abu Dhabi, Jan 19
2015
“On the Significance of Humanity’s Collective Ownership of the Earth for Immigration,” Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, Address on World Philosophy Day, November 19
INSEAD Special Assembly on the Future of Capitalism, Nov 6/7, London
“An Ongoing Challenge: Global Political Philosophy and Carl Schmitt’s Friend-Enemy Distinction,” Center for Global Ethics, City University of New York Graduate Center, Oct 15 “From Theory to Practice: Passing Judgments of Exploitation,” at workshop on “Global Justice and Trade,” International legal theory workshop, Harvard Law School, Sept 30
Workshop on Human Rights Studies Today, Radcliffe Institute, Sept 24/25
“Thinking about the Political, Thinking about the Globe: Confronting Schmitt’s Friend-Enemy Distinction,” Workshop on Territory, Humboldt University Berlin, June 25/26
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“Thinking about the Political, Thinking about the Globe: Confronting Schmitt’s Friend-Enemy Distinction,” Conference on Human Rights, International Relations and Global Governance, June 13 and 14, School of Philosophy at Fudan University, Shanghai “Sovereignty and Intervention,” Panel at Fudan University, moderated by Bai Tongdong “A Contemporary Approach to Human Rights, and Why it Should be Acceptable to Confucians,” National University of Korea, Soul, June 4
“From Theory to Practice: Passing Judgments of Exploitation,” at workshop on “Global Justice and Trade,” University of San Diego School of Law, April 24/25
“Borders, Refugees, Harm and Injustice.” Panel, Princeton University, Center for Human Values, April 17-18
“Putting Justice in Its Place: Reflections on Meaning, Order and the ‘Sacrificial Nation,’” Political Theology Group, Pacific APA, Vancouver, April 3
“On Where We Differ: Sites vs. Grounds of Justice in International Politics;” workshop on Michael Blake’s Justice and Foreign Policy, Harvard University
2014
“The Human Right to Water and Common Ownership of the Earth," Yale Law School, Nov 14 “Why Write Books on Global Justice?,” University of Richmond, Department of Philosophy, October 24 “Human Rights as Membership Rights in the Global Order,” at the Conference on “Has International Human Rights Law Failed?,” University of Chicago Law School, October 17/18 “Why Write Books on Global Justice?” Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto, Sept 26 Berggruen Institute of Philosophy + Culture, New York City, Sept 13-14 “Three Images of Trade: On the Place of Trade Within a Theory of Global Justice,” July 10/11: conference on global economic justice, Justitia Amplificata, Goethe University, Frankfurt “Three Images of Trade: On the Place of Trade Within a Theory of Global Justice,” July 9, University of Düsseldorf, Department of Philosophy
“Thinking about Justice,” June 17, Department of Philosophy, University of Stuttgart “Thinking about Justice,” June 16, Department of Philosophy, Freie Universität Berlin “Three Images of Trade: On the Place of Trade Within a Theory of Global Justice,” June 10, Otto Suhr Institut, Freie Universität Berlin “A Contemporary Approach to Human Rights, and Why it Should be Acceptable to Confucians,” May 16-17, Conference on Human Rights and the Global Order, Lee Kuan Yew School, National University of Singapore
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Moderator of Panel on “Can Confucianism Save the World? Reflections of Three Contemporary Political Philosophers,” Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore
“Response to Arneson, De Bres and Stilz,” April 19, Author-Meets-Critics Session at Pacific APA, San Diego, on On Global Justice
“On the Significance of Humanity’s Collective Ownership of the Earth for Immigration,” April 11, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Philosophy Department
“Thinking about Justice,” April 7, Keynote at Workshop on Social Justice and Social Injustice, Department of Philosophy and the President of Ireland’s Ethics Initiative, University of Cork
“Climate Change, Justice and Humanity’s Collective Ownership of the Earth: Intergenerational Perspectives,” April 4/5, INSEAD Special Assembly on the Future of Capitalism, Royal Society
“Why the Pope is Essentially Right on Inequality,” public talk at Univ. of Manitoba, March 7 “Three Images of Trade: On the Place of Trade Within a Theory of Global Justice,” Department of Philosophy, University of Manitoba, March 7
“On the Significance of Humanity’s Collective Ownership of the Earth for Immigration,” Osgood Hall Law School, York University, Toronto, Feb. 7
“Common Ownership of the Earth Revisited,” Workshop on property rights at the University of Hamburg, January 23
“On the Significance of Humanity’s Collective Ownership of the Earth for Immigration,” Science Po, Paris, January 20
2013
“Taking up Space on Earth: Theorizing Territorial Rights, the Justification of States and Immigration from a Global Standpoint,” Renmin University, Beijing, Dec 13 “A Contemporary Approach to Human Rights, and Why it Should be Acceptable to Confucians,” Peking University, School of Government, December 12 “Introducing Pluralist Internationalism: An Alternative Approach to Questions of Global Justice,” Peking University, School of Government, December 10 “On the Morality of Immigration,” American University at Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, November 27 “Climate Change: Some Ethical Questions for Engineers,” Texas A&M University at Qatar, Doha, November 26 “Three Images of Trade,” Research Seminar, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, November 13 “Taking up Space on Earth: Theorizing Territorial Rights, the Justification of States and Immigration from a Global Standpoint,” Fudan University, Shanghai, November 11
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“Taking up Space on Earth: Theorizing Territorial Rights, the Justification of States and Immigration from a Global Standpoint,” Department of Philosophy, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, November 8 “Taking up Space on Earth: Theorizing Territorial Rights, the Justification of States and Immigration from a Global Standpoint,” University of Hong Kong, Department of Politics and Public Administration, November 1 “Thinking about Justice,” Legal Theory Workshop, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore, October 23
“Responsibility and Global Justice,” at Conference on “Responsibility and Obligations from Global Justice,” University of Antwerp, October 11-12
“From Third World to First – What’s Next? Singapore’s Obligations to the Rest of the World From a Human Rights Perspective,” Public Lecture to the National University of Singapore Society, October 7 “Three Views on the Role of Trade in a Theory of Global Justice, and Why one of Them is Better than the Others,” Department of Political Science, National University of Singapore, September 12 “Taking up Space on Earth: Theorizing Territorial Rights, the Justification of States and Immigration from a Global Standpoint,” Department of Philosophy, National University of Singapore, August 15 “Taking up Space on Earth: Theorizing Territorial Rights, the Justification of States and Immigration from a Global Standpoint,” WZB Berlin, July 15 Conference on “Cosmopolitan Conditions for Legitimate Sovereignty,” Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung, July 12-13 (talk on “Introducing Pluralist Internationalism: An Alternative Approach to Questions of Global Justice”)
Conference on “Intergenerational Justice and Natural Resources: The Relevance of Historical Emissions,” Graz, June 19-21 (talk on "Bringing Justice Back into the Debate about Climate Change: Critical Reflections on John Broome”) Conference on trade, University of St Gallen, June 10-11
Pacific APA, session on immigration, March 27-31, San Francisco College of Law, Arizona State University, March 8 Conference on Aaron James, Fairness in Practice, University of California at Irvine, March 1 University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, February 7-8, “Immigration and Common Ownership of the Earth,” and “The Justification of States: An Age-Old Philosophical Problem Reconsidered in an Era of Globalization,”
University of Graz, January 14, “Collective Ownership and The Human Right to Water” 2012
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University of Montreal, workshop on On Global Justice (et al.), Dec. 10 Human Right to Water, Radcliffe Seminar, December 7/8
Boston College Law School, symposium on “The Future of Law and Power in a Globalized World,” Oct. 12
“Justice and Accountability in the Global Order;” Workshop on Justice and Legitimacy, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, Sept. 13-14
University of Bayreuth, “The Justification of States: An Age-Old Philosophical Problem Reconsidered in an Era of Globalization,” June 19
Chicago Law and Philosophy Workshop, May 7 Liberty Fund Conference on the work of Frédéric Batistat, San Diego, March 8-10 2011
“Original Ownership of the Earth: A Contemporary Approach,” and “A Contingent Derivation of Human Rights,” Department of Philosophy, Kansas State University, October “Climate Change and Common Ownership of the Earth,” at the conference on Justice and Climate Change, University of Oxford, September 2011 Commentary on Stephen Gardiner, A Perfect Moral Storm, Pacific APA, San Diego, April 20-23,
“Original Ownership of the Earth: A Contemporary Approach,” Center for Human Values, Workshop on Territory, Princeton, April 1-2
“Original Ownership of the Earth: A Contemporary Approach,” Stanford, Program on Global Justice, March 4
Three book chapters, Harvard Law School, Public Law Workshop, February 3
“Justice, Accountability, and the WTO,” University of Richmond, Jepson School of Leadership Studies, January 28
2010
Panel on “Immigrants and the Right to Stay,” Boston Review and MIT Political Science Department, Nov. 18 “Original Ownership of the Earth: A Contemporary Approach,” Berkeley School of Law, Kadish Center, Workshop on Moral, Political, and Legal Philosophy, Oct. 28 “Climate Change and Common Ownership of the Earth,” Consortium for Energy Policy Research, Harvard University, Oct. 12 “What Justice Requires for Global Institutions: The WTO and the World Bank,” World Bank, Washington, DC, September 30
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“Profiling and Expressive Harm,” Conference on Profiling, University of Copenhagen, May 20/21 “Obligations of Justice and the Institutional Stance,” at a roundtable on “Human Rights Claims: Who is Responsible for Meeting them?”, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, April 19 “The Right to Relocation: Disappearing Island Nations and Common Ownership of the Earth,” Santagata Lecture at Bowdoin College, Feb. 16 “Two Claims about Intellectual Property,” Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford “Drei Behauptungen über geistiges Eigentum,” Department of Philosophy, University of Vienna, January 25
2009
“The Capabilities Approach and Collective Ownership of the Earth: An Approach to the Ethics of Immigration;" Symposium on the ethics of immigration, Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan, December 12-13 “Drei Behauptungen über intellektuelle Eigentumsrechte,” Ruhr-University Bochum, Dec. 9 “Ticking Bomb Cases,” University of Bremen, October 31
“Three Big Claims about Intellectual Property,“ October 30, University of Bayreuth, Department of Philosophy “Is there a Human Right to Essential Pharmaceuticals? The Global Common, the Intellectual Common, and the Possibility of Private Intellectual Property,” Brandeis University, Department of Philosophy, Sept. 24 “’Imagine There’s No Countries:’ Fragestellungen der Politischen Philosophie im 21. Jahrhundert,” Department of Political Science, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich “Is there a Human Right to Essential Pharmaceuticals? The Global Common, the Intellectual Common, and the Possibility of Private Intellectual Property,” May 30, Philosophy and Intellectual Property Conference, London School of Economics
“Common Ownership of the Earth and a Scanlonian Approach to Wronging Future Generations,” May 22, Conference on the Political Philosophy of T.M Scanlon, University of Manchester
“Who Should Shoulder the Burden? Climate Change and Common Ownership of the Earth.” April 17-18, Conference on Global Justice, University of Washington at Seattle
Invited Discussant at conference on human rights in honor of James Griffin, Rutgers University, April 3-4 “Gibt es ein Menschenrecht auf Essenzielle Medikamente? Gemeinsames Eigentum an der Erde und die Moeglichkeit von Privaten Geistigen Eigentumsrechten;“ February 27, University of Münster, Department of Philosophy
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“Is there a Human Right to Essential Pharmaceuticals? The Global Common, the Intellectual Common, and the Possibility of Private Intellectual Property,” Invited Talk for Panel on Global Justice, Central APA, Chicago, Feb. 20 “Is there a Human Right to Essential Pharmaceuticals? The Global Common, the Intellectual Common, and the Possibility of Private Intellectual Property,” February 6, Department of Philosophy, Johns Hopkins University
“Is there a Human Right to Essential Pharmaceuticals? The Global Common, the Intellectual Common, and the Possibility of Private Intellectual Property,” January 26, King’s Lecture in Ethics, King’s College, London “Who Should Shoulder the Burden? Climate Change and Common Ownership of the Earth,” January 26, University College London, Department of Philosophy “Who Should Shoulder the Burden? Climate Change and Common Ownership of the Earth.” January 19, Centre for Law and Cosmopolitan Values, University of Antwerp
“Who Should Shoulder the Burden? Climate Change and Common Ownership of the Earth,” University of Erfurt, January 15, Erfurt School of Public Policy
2008
“Gibt es ein Menschenrecht auf Essenzielle Medikamente? Gemeinsames Eigentum an der Erde und die Moeglichkeit von Privaten Geistigen Eigentumsrechten;“ December 15, Humboldt University, Berlin, Department of Philosophy
“Immigration and Common Ownership of the Earth,” United Nations Development Program, New York City, December 5 “Is there a Human Rights to Essential Pharmaceuticals? The Global Common, the Intellectual Common, and the Possibility of Private Intellectual Property,” Harvard University, Program in Ethics and Health, Nov 21 “The Global Common and the Intellectual Common: From Grotius’ Argument for a Free Sea to a Human Right to Essential Pharmaceuticals.” Department of Political Science, University of Utah, November 14
“Majority Rule and Legitimacy,” Conference on “Varieties of Majority Rule,” Columbia University, New York City, November 7-8
“’Imagine There’s No Countries’ – A Reply to John Lennon.” Workshop on Socio-Economic Justice: National/Transnational. European University Institute, Florence, June 9/10 “Reconsidering the State in the New Global Order;” three lectures, University of Tilburg, June 2-4
“’Gerechtigkeit’ in der Neuen Globalen Ordnung,” and “Gemeinsames Eigentum an der Erde als Standpunkt der Globalen Öffentlichen Vernunft;“ two lectures, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt, May 21 and 23
“Human Rights as Membership Rights in the Global Order,” Conference on “Human Rights and the New Global Order,” Harvard University, May 8
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“Sixty Years after the Universal Declaration: Philosophical Questions about Human Rights”, Vanderbilt University, Center for Ethics and Department of Philosophy, April 8 “A New Theory of Human Rights,” Johns Hopkins University, Department of Philosophy, April 3 “Imagine There’s No Countries – A Reply to John Lennon,” Center for Human Values, Princeton University, April 2 “Imagine There’s No Countries – A Reply to John Lennon,” University of Wisconsin at Madison, March 29 “Collective Ownership of the Earth: A Contemporary Approach.” Southern Connecticut State University, Department of Philosophy, February 28 “The Grounds of Justice,” Political Theory colloquium, Department of Political Science, Columbia University, February 26 “Human Rights as Membership Rights in the Global Order”, Workshop on Law and Globalization, Yale Law School, Feb. 11 “Common Ownership as a Non-Parochial Standpoint: A Contingent Derivation of Human Rights,” University of Colorado at Boulder, Department of Philosophy, February 8 “What are Human Rights? Human Rights as Membership Rights in the Global Order,” University of Bremen, January 28
“What are Human Rights? Human Rights as Membership Rights in the Global Order,” University of Frankfurt, January 22 “Menschenrechte als Mitgliedschaftsrechte in der Globalen Politischen und konomischen Ordnung”, University of Aachen, January 21
“Labor Rights as Human Rights,” Workshop on Globalization and Labor Rights, Ramat Gan College of Law, Israel, January 4
2007
“Menschenrechte als Mitgliedschaftsrechte in der Globalen Politischen und konomischen Ordnung”, University of Erfurt, December 2007 “Common Ownership of the Earth as a Basis for Human Rights: Political Not Metaphysical,” at conference on global justice, Rutgers Institute for Law and Philosophy, May 2007 “What is So Special About the State?” at the Conference on Global Distributive Justice, World Bank, Washington, DC, May 1 Invited Participant, Liberty Fund Conference on International Ethics, Indianapolis, April 26-29 “Justice, Charity, and the Un-Foundational Character of Human Rights”, at a panel on justice and charity in the global context, Pacific APA, San Francisco, April 2007
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Commentator at the conference “The Good Samaritan in the Global Age: Migration, Religion, and the World Economy,” Princeton, March 2007. “Fairness in Trade: Subsidies and the Fair Trade Movement,” at the conference on “Economics and Philosophy,” organized by the Journal Politics, Philosophy, and Economics, at Tulane University, New Orleans, March 2007 “The Eternal Recurrence: A Freudian Look at What Nietzsche Took to Be His Greatest Insight,” “Nietzsche in New York” conference, Hunter College, New York City, March 2007 “Immigration and Common Ownership of the Earth,” Texas A&M University, February 2007 “Common Ownership of the Earth as a Basis for Human Rights: Political Not Metaphysical,” Department of Philosophy, University of Texas at Austin, February 2007 “The Eternal Recurrence: A Freudian Look at What Nietzsche Took to Be His Greatest Insight,” at the conference on “Nietzsche’s Ethics: Contemporary Topics and Problems,” at the University of Texas at Austin, February 2007
“Common Ownership of the Earth as a Basis for Human Rights: Political Not Metaphysical,” Center of International Studies, University of Cambridge, January 2007
“Human Rights and Their Foundations,” Kompetenz-Zentrum Ethik, Ludwig-Maximilians Universität in Munich, January 2007
“Common Ownership of the Earth as a Basis for Human Rights: Political Not Metaphysical,” University of Zurich, January 2007 “Common Ownership of the Earth and Human Rights: A Renegade Rawlsian Account,” Department of Philosophy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, January 2007
2006
“Racial Profiling: A Response to Two Critics,” Invited Session at the Eastern APA, Washington, DC, December 2006
“Arguments for Subsidies and Arguments in Support of Fair Trade: Some Structural Similarities,” at the conference on “Free Trade, Fair Trade, and Sustainable Trade: The Case of Resource Extraction” organized by the Carnegie Council of New York, December 2006
“The Eternal Recurrence: A Freudian Look at What Nietzsche Took to be His Greatest Insight,” at the Conference on “Nietzsche and Morality,” Princeton University, November 2006
“Is there a Human Right to Free Movement? Immigration and Original Ownership of the Earth,” Program in Ethics and Public Affairs, Princeton University, October 2006
“Fairness in Trade,” Department of Philosophy, Yale University, October 2006
“Subjectivity and Truth: Some Reflections on Kierkegaard’s Philosophy of Religion,” at the Summer Academy of the German National Scholarship Foundation, Neubeuern, August 2006
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“Fairness in Trade,” at a colloquium on global justice at the 11th International Social Justice Conference of the International Society for Justice Research, Humboldt University, Berlin, August 2006 “Fairness in Trade,” London School of Economics, June 2006 “Fairness in Trade,” at the Conference on “Equality and the New Global order,” Harvard University, May 2006 “The Legitimacy of the State,” at the Conference on “Development, Globalization, and Global Ethics,” at the Department of Philosophy, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, April 2006 “Basic Issues in Fairness in Trade: The Pauper-Labor Argument, Subsidies and the WTO,” for a round-table discussion on global justice at the Political Studies Association Conference in Reading, in April 2006
“The Eternal Recurrence: A Freudian Look at What Nietzsche Took to be His Greatest Insight,” at a conference on “Nietzsche on Self, Agency, and Autonomy,” at Birkbeck College, London, April 2006 “What to Say about the State,” Ethics Reading Group, Boston University, March 2006 “The Eternal Recurrence: A Freudian Look at What Nietzsche Took to be His Greatest Insight” Pacific APA, Portland, March 2006 “What to Say about the State,” Werkmeister Conference on Cosmopolitanism, Florida State University, Tallahassee, March 2006
“What to Say about the State,” Political Philosophy Colloquium, Brown University, March 2006 “What to Say about the State,” Colloquium at the Department of Philosophy at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, January 2006
2005
Commentary on Christopher Janaway, “Nietzsche on Reason and Emotion,” at the NYU Conference on Reason and the Emotions in Modern Philosophy, November 2005
“Fairness in Trade,” Global Justice Workshop, Stanford University, October 2005
“The Pauper-Labor Argument”, at the Workshop on Economics, Philosophy and Public Policy at the 5th European Conference on Analytical Philosophy in Lisbon, August 2005
“Fairness in Trade,” at the workshop on Global justice and Borders at the Université de Montréal, April 2005
Comments on Jeremy Waldron, “Legitimacy an Electoral Legitimacy,” at the Conference on Moral Leadership and The Right to Rule, Harvard University
“Fairness in Trade,” at the “Priority of Practice” conference at University College London, April 2005
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“Fairness in Trade,” at the Conference on Fairness and the Political Economy of Globalization, at Tulane University, New Orleans, April 2005 “Fairness in Trade,” at the Pacific APA, San Francisco, March 2005
“Fairness in Trade,” at the Murphy Institute, Tulane University, New Orleans, February 2005
“Fairness in Trade”, at the Department of Philosophy at the University of Bristol, January 2005 “Fairness in Trade”, at the Department of Government, International Politics, and Philosophy at the University of Manchester, January 2005
2004
“Nietzschean ‘Animal Psychology’ versus Kantian Ethics”, at the workshop “Nietzsche and Naturalism” (organized by myself), Harvard University, November 2004 “Nietzschean ‘Animal Psychology’ versus Kantian Ethics” at the conference “Vernunft, Leben, Existenz: Kant und Nietzsche im Widerstreit”, organized by the German Nietzsche Society, Naumburg, August 2004
“Do We Live in an Unjust World?” Mershon Center, Ohio State University, April 2004 “Do We Live in an Unjust World?” Department of Philosophy, University of Missouri, Columbia, April 2004 “What We Owe to the Global Poor: Or how to be a Domestic Egalitarian Without Being a Global Egalitarian,” at the conference on “The Theory and Practice of Equality” (organized by myself in collaboration with Jonathan Wolff, University College London), Harvard University, April 2004 “Two Models of Equality and Responsibility”, at the conference on “The Theory and Practice of Equality” (organized by myself in collaboration with Jonathan Wolff, University College London), Harvard University, April 2004 “A Plea for More Philosophical Reflection on ‘Global Governance’,” Comments on Charles Beitz’s keynote address to a conference on global justice at the Pacific APA in Pasadena, March 2004 “What Do We Know about What Makes Societies Rich or Poor, and Does it Matter for Global Justice,” on the Panel on Political Philosophy and Development Economics, Pacific APA, Pasadena, March 2004
"How to Argue for Majority Rule," at the Chair Hoover d’éthique economique et sociale, Université catholique de Louvain (Belgium), February 2004 "Leben Wir in einer Gerechten Welt?" at the Department of Philosophy, University of Konstanz (Germany), January 2004
"Politische Philosophie und Globalisierung: Globale Gerechtigkeit unter Empirischen und Normativen Gesichtspunkten" at the Center for Junior Research Fellows, University of Konstanz, January 2004
"Why the Count de Borda Cannot Beat the Marquis the Condorcet", at the workshop on Probabilistic Modeling, University of Konstanz, January 2004
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2003
"Do We Harm the Global Poor?" at an author-meets-critic session on Thomas Pogge’s World Poverty and Human Rights at the Eastern APA, Washington DC, December 2003 "Do We Live in an Unjust World?" Montreal Political Theory Colloquium, Montreal, November 2003 "Racial Profiling," at the conference on “The Priority of the Practice”, organized by Jonathan Wolff, University College, London, September 2003
Invited Participant in a Round-Table on “Nietzsche and Normativity”, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, organized by Richard Schacht
"Group Decision Making, Indeterminacy, and the General Will," at the 26the International Wittgenstein Symposium in Kirchberg (Austria), August 2003 (special session on the work of Richard Jeffrey) "Nietzsche and Korsgaard’s Kant on the Unity of Agency,” at the annual conference of the British Society for Ethical Theory, Belfast, July 2003 "Nietzsche and Korsgaard’s Kant on the Unity of Agency", at the meeting of the North American Nietzsche Society, Central APA, Cleveland, April 2003
"Nietzsche’s Naturalistic Ethics”, at the conference “Moral Theory after Nietzsche”, University of Texas at Austin, February 2003
2002
"Origins of Ressentiment, Sources of Normativity”, at the conference on “Ethik nach Nietzsche” of the German Nietzsche Society, Naumburg, August 2002
"Nietzsche’s ‘Joyous and Trusting Fatalism’", at the meeting of the North American Nietzsche Society, Central APA, Chicago, April 2002
Talk on Nietzsche’s Genealogy of Morality to the faculty of the program on "Contemporary Civilization" at Columbia University, March 2002
"Rawls on Responsibility and Primary Goods", at the Department of Philosophy at Boston
University, February 2002 "Harsanyi’s ‘Utilitarian Theorem’ and Utilitarianism", at the Kennedy School of Government,
Harvard University, January 2002
2000
"The Second Treatise in ‘On the Genealogy of Morality’: Nietzsche on the Origin of Guilt and the Bad Conscience", presented to the Yale Political Theory Workshop, November 2000
"Majority Rule and the Indeterminacy Problem, or Why it is Worthwhile Knowing the Marquis de Condorcet," job talk given in January and February 2000 at the University of Pennsylvania
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1998
"Flipping in the Bolker/Jeffrey Framework", at the summer school on Foundations of Normative Economics, Venice (Italy), August 1998
1997
1996
"Agreeing to Disagree Reconsidered", at the conference on Logic and Computer Science in Honor of Rohit Parikh (joint paper with Richard C. Jeffrey and Matthias Hild), New York City, November 1996
"Preference Aggregation after Harsanyi", at the conference on Justice, Political Liberalism and
Utilitarianism in Honor of John Rawls and John Harsanyi (joint paper with Richard C. Jeffrey and Matthias Hild), Caen, June 1996
"Agreeing to Disagree Reconsidered", at the conference on Rationality, Game Theory and
Experience (joint paper with Richard C. Jeffrey and Matthias Hild), Vienna, June 1996 Teaching Experience At Harvard
At the Kennedy School
Fall 2015, previously in Spring 2015, Fall 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, and 2004: The Responsibilities of Public Action (DPI201/ API 601) - class on ethics and public policy – taught this class with three different syllabi Fall 2014: Ethics and Global Governance
Spring 2012, previously in Fall 2007, 2008, 2010, and also in Spring 2010 (jointly with Rory Stewart): Human Rights and International Politics (ISP 224/IGA 304)
Spring 2006, previously in Spring 2005: Justice (API 606) (in 2006, won a dean's award for average student evaluations of higher than 4.5 out of 5)
Spring 2003: Just War Theory and Justice Among States (ISP 342) (won a dean's award for average student evaluations of higher than 4.5 out of 5)
In the Philosophy Department
2008/9: Global Justice; upper-level undergraduate course (Phil 171) Fall 2005: Marx, Nietzsche, and Freud (Phil 133)
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In Freshmen Seminar Program Fall 2015: Nietzsche In the General Education Curriculum
Spring 2016: Economic Justice (Ethical Reasoning 41) Spring 2015, Fall 2015: The Meaning of Life (Ethical Reasoning 38) Spring 2013, and previously in Spring 2009, Fall 2009, Spring 2011. Spring 2012: Human Rights -- A Philosophical Introduction (Ethical Reasoning 11)
Fall 2014, Spring 2013, Fall 2011: The Just World (Ethical Reasoning 30) In the Extension School
Fall 2014: Government E1044, Ethics and Global Governance (graduate seminar) Spring 2014: Phil E-144, Nietzsche Spring 2013: Government E1040, Human Rights – A Philosophical Introduction (online course) Spring 2013: Government E1042, the Just World (online course)
Spring 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016: Government E1048, Human Rights and International Politics (graduate seminar)
At National University of Singapore Fall 2013: Ethics and Global Goverenance
At Leuphana University, Lüneburg January 2013: Block-Seminar on On Global Justice June 2014: Block-Seminar on On Global Justice At New York University, Abu Dhabi January 2016: January course on The Meaning of Life
At Yale In Political Philosophy Spring 2002: Seminar on Property Rights (Phil 660) Fall 2001: Seminar on the Political Philosophy of John Rawls (Phil 659) Spring 2001: Lecture Class on Contemporary Political Philosophy (Phil 305) Fall 2000: Introduction to Political Philosophy (Phil 125)
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In Ethics Fall 2001: Introduction to Ethics (Phil 120) Spring 2001: Seminar on Applied Ethics (Phil 458) On Nietzsche Spring 2002: Lecture class on Nietzsche (Phil 181) Fall 2000: Seminar on Nietzsche's Genealogy of Morality (Phil 618) As Teaching Assistant at Princeton and Bielefeld Spring 1998: Nietzsche (Phil 306, Princeton); Professor Alexander Nehamas Fall 1997: Intermediate Logic (Phil 312, Princeton); Professor Paul Benacerraf
Spring 1997: Introduction to Metaphysics and Epistemology (Phil 203, Princeton); Professor Gideon Rosen
Fall 1996: Political Philosophy (Phil 309, Princeton); Professor Gopal Sreenivasan
Spring 1993: Introduction to Philosophy, focused on Applied Ethics (Bielefeld); Professor Rüdiger Bittner
Fall 1992: Introduction to Philosophy, focused on writing philosophical essays (Bielefeld); Professor Wolfgang Spohn
Other Activities
2015 – Member of Appointments Committee, Harvard Kennedy School 2014 – Member of Faculty Committee, Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard
2011- 2013 Head of Carr Center Faculty Steering Committee 2009, Spring: Consultant for the United Nations Development Programme (commissioned to write study on normative aspects of migration, in preparation for Human Development Report 2009, on migration)
2007-2008 Convener of mini-series on “Human Rights Across Cultures” 2007 – 2010 Editorial Board of Economics and Philosophy 2006- Editorial Board, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2006 – Faculty Associate of the Ash Institute for Democratic Governance and Innovation
2006 Member of the DFG (German Research Foundation) Commission to evaluate Social- Science-Proposals in the German “Exzellenz-Initiative”
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2006 Summer Academy on Global Justice at a Summer Academy of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes (German National Scholarship Foundation), jointly with Michael Blake
2006 Member of Program Committee for Social Choice and Welfare meeting in Istanbul, July `2006
2004 – Faculty Associate of the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University
2003- Director of the McCloy Program (scholarship program jointly conducted by the Kennedy School and the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes (German National Scholarship Foundation))
2003- Faculty Associate of the Center for Ethics and the Professions, Harvard University; Faculty Associate of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Harvard University
2002-2003, and since 2008 Member of the MPP Admissions Committee, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard; since 2004 member of the MPA Admissions Committee
2001- 2002 Member of the Advisory Board of the Yale Program in Ethics, Politics, and
Economics 2000- Reader for Oxford University Press; Harvard University Press; Princeton University
Press; Referee for Ethics; Journal of Political Philosophy; Canadian Journal of Philosophy; American Political Science Review; Politics, Philosophy, and Economics; Erkenntnis; Economics and Philosophy; International Theory; Synthese; Legal Theory; Perspectives on Politics, Political Studies, Public Affairs Quarterly, Economic Studies, Ethics and International Affairs, Journal of Politics, and Rationality and Society, and also for the British Society for Ethical Theory (BSET); evaluator for the Emmy-Noether Program of the Deutsche Forschungs- Gemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) and the Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften
2000-01 Junior Search and Graduate Student Admissions at Yale; again Junior Search in 2001- 02; dissertation and senior thesis supervision
1998-99 Graduate Representative, Philosophy, Princeton University
1998-99 Member of the Senior Search Committee, Philosophy, Princeton University
1997-98 Member of the Appointments Committee, Philosophy, Princeton University Languages
German (native language), French (reading and speaking), Latin (elementary reading), Greek (elementary reading)
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